New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Mailing Address: PO Box 8324, Santa Fe, NM 87501
County of Location: Santa Fe
Phone: 505-992-0050
NTEE Code: I- Crime, Legal Related
Mission Statement:

Mission Statement: The New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association provides support, education and training for attorneys who represent persons accused of crime. NMCDLA also advocates fair and effective criminal justice in the courts, the legislature and in the community.

Primary Programs:

Continuing Legal Education, LS, Newsletters, webinars and resources to members, Public education on bail reform, solitary confinement and alternatives to incarceration; Legislative Advocacy,

Other Programs:

police reform, fiscally responsible and effective legislation, and advocacy for women in prison, race and gender bias, defender wellness

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Cathy Ansheles

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about internships
Nonprofit Status: Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services, Community Organizing


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